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Young trick or treaters walk down the sidewalk with their candy during Halloween on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, on Chenault Rd in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff file photo.

‘Squid Game,’ Britney Spears and fairies: This year’s Halloween costume trends

Sophia Shoemaker October 21, 2021

With Halloween quickly approaching, many UK students are making plans for the weekend and are working to find the perfect costume.  TikTok users have provided costume inspiration.On TikTok, the #halloweencostumeideas...

Photo by Lexington Photographer, @synthetic_lu on Instagram

Small Artist Spotlight Series: Agift

Gillian Stawiszynski July 26, 2021

The idea of this small artist spotlight series is to bring light to artists of all genres in Kentucky, and occasionally beyond, who make amazing music, but don’t get the recognition that they deserve.Kentucky...

Parents’ Involvement with Controversial Songs in the Media

By Hannah Sexton April 7, 2021

Montero Lamar Hill, also known as Lil Nas X, recently received backlash from parents after releasing “MONTERO (Call Me by Your Name),” released March 26, along with the music video.Lil Nas X is a Black...

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Me! and another Spider-Man: How we grow up with pop culture

April 30, 2019

When I was in fifth grade, I put on a horrible pink dress.My sisters, who were 7 and 3 at the time, put on the same horrible pink dress, as did one of my sister’s friends.Together, we sang “Love Story”...

Cage the Elephant performs at a concert. Used with permission of Macy Jundi. 

Track Review: Cage The Elephant ‘Ready To Let Go’

Autumn Miller February 13, 2019

After earning a Grammy in 2015 for its fourth studio album, 'Tell Me I’m Pretty', Cage The Elephant took a long, but needed, break from releasing music. Now, after nearly four years, the band has released...

Bands Lylak and Johnny Conqueroo perform for students on Dec. 3, 2018. 

Johnny Conqueroo looks to the future

Emily Baehner December 7, 2018

Johnny Conqueroo, a local band from Lexington, released a new single and music video last week, and were featured in a show at the University of Kentucky student center on Dec. 3.Gant Curless, the lead...

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Rolling Stone recognizes UK alumna

Allie King July 16, 2018

On June 15, Rolling Stone released an article  naming UK alumna Hannah Ellis as one of its “10 New Country Artists You Need To Know.”“I was so honored to be included in a magazine that I have grown...

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